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Episode 1772

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Facebook takes news out of the News Feed in Australia, backing up hard drives off site, adding hard drive space to an M1 MacMini, have my passwords been compromised? Scott Wilkinson reviews the Grado GW 100v2 Bluetooth headphones, digitizing VHS tapes yourself, connecting an iPhone wirelessly to a stereo, what is the first smartphone I should buy? The new roaring 20s and the return to traveling with Johnny Jet, improving Wi-Fi reception, 15 years of the Giz Wiz and more of your calls!

Episode 1771

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Blocking ads on YouTube and streaming music in your in-person business. Getting your scanner to work with Windows 10, good online resources for project management, getting rid of SPAM, apps to taking pictures of art, recording online radio streams, securing your hotspot, talking to Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle, and more of your calls!

Episode 1770

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Windows update issues, Scott Wilkinson rants about streaming services' disappearing shows, privacy platforms to help protect yourself from identity theft, randomly disconnecting WiFi, using 4G LTE for home internet, Johnny Jet on deep discounts on traveling for the summer, what you need to know about MVNOs like Google Fi, good Linux distros, the GizWiz talks about the Anova's steam smart oven, good budget laptop picks, and more of your calls!

Episode 1769

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Porting your home phone number to a Tracfone, how to copy files off a DVD, why your printer may not work on your computer after updating the OS, podcasts about adaptive technology for the elderly, issues with mp3 file naming, why cell phones don't suffer congestion like WiFi, what you can do with your old computers, talking to Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle, and more of your calls!

Episode 1768

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Update your Chrome browser, are over the air updates for cars safe? Why CBS will not broadcast the Superbowl in 4K this year with Scott Wilkinson, troubleshooting HDCP errors on a Roku, controlling audio in Google Meet for online learning, do I need 2 factor authentication if I use a fingerprint to log in? Johnny Jet: Take a road trip in a tricked out travel van from Cabana.life, running Zoom on an old MacBook Pro, would an iPhone or an iPad be better for a first computer?

Episode 1767

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Why a caller's computer isn't booting up, moving software properly from one computer to another, when your Chromecast is too old to stream on newer Android phones, why hard drives may fail during backup and recovery, getting your computer to dictate to you, talking to Sam Abuelsamid, Chris Marquardt, and Rod Pyle, and more of your calls!

Episode 1766

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Redditors vs. Wall Street and the increasing impact social media is having on organizing, replacing an old router, Scott Wilkinson's SuperBowl TV buying guide, can I use solar power for my Ring camera? Troubleshooting buffering music streaming, Johnny Jet has the latest travel updates, using a TV antenna after cutting the cord, a Keurig for soda with the GizWiz and more of your calls!

Episode 1765

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Moving photos from your old iMac to a newer one, why a caller is unable to access his content online through their Google account, is it worth waiting for a Mac Pro with the M1 chip, issues with a caller's ATSC3 and their DVR, deleting a Google account, and more of your calls!

Episode 1764

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Google ends Project Loon, troubleshooting a TV's stuck volume control, finding a computer to do taxes, the KEF Unicore subwoofer with Scott Wilkinson, how are hackers getting into my Facebook page? Is a system optimizer pop up a scam? What does President Biden's mask mandate mean for travelers with Johnny Jet, Restoring windows to a stable condition, sharing Google Drive attachments, adding a family member's iPad on your Apple Family account, the Kohler Stillness Bath with the Giz Wiz and more of your calls!

Episode 1763

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Which version of Linux to get for your computer, fixing bluescreen of deaths, installing macOS on a bootable external drive, can one avoid using products by big tech, installing another operating system on your Android phone, are there computers completely made in the USA, and more of your calls!